Gulf Coast Struggles To Get Fuel Flowing As Refineries Stay Close

The Colonial Pipeline Company also shut down part of critical lines that transport gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel from Houston through the southeast and up the East Coast to New Jersey.
Texas City refineries were able to restart operations after Magellan Midstream Partners restarted a pipeline to the city from Houston, Lipow reported.
Colonial Pipeline Gulf Coast status mapThe partial closure is due to a lack of supply from idled refineries, as well as storm damage to Colonial’s facilities near Lake Charles, Louisiana, according to Colonial.
“Think of Colonial Pipeline like a garden hose.
Fuel deliveries will be intermittent and depend on its ability to receive supplies from refineries and terminals.

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